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Built in 1850, this elegant Georgian house, overlooking the cricket green in the charming village of Parkend, invites you to relax and unwind at the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean.
Once the home of Bill Tandy, author of 'A Doctor in the Forest', the house has been tastefully restored to provide a comfortable haven in an area of outstanding natural beauty and history.
Edale House is ideally located for a country break; adjacent to the RSPB Nagshead bird reserve and accessible to the many miles of cycle paths within the Forest of Dean. Furthermore you can visit the historic village of Parkend.
Internet Facilities: WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking: Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Hotel Facilities & Services
General:Non-smoking throughout - Free parking - Bar - Luggage storage - Non-smoking rooms - Pets allowed - Heating - Garden -
Activities:BBQ facilities - Library - Hiking - Golf course (within 3 km) - Cycling - Canoeing -
Services:Free WiFi - Internet services - WiFi - Ironing service - Trouser press - Packed lunches -
Room Facilities ( may vary by room type )
Room Amenities:Carpeted Floor - Desk - Fan - Heating - Ironing Facilities - Seating Area - Trouser Press - Wardrobe/Closet -
Bathroom:Bath - Bath or Shower - Bathrobe - Bathroom - Free toiletries - Hairdryer - Shower - Slippers - Toilet -
Media/Technology:Flat-screen TV - Radio - Telephone - TV -
Food and Drink:Dining Area - Electric Kettle - Tea/Coffee Maker -
Services/Extras:Alarm Clock - Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock -
Dining & Bar
Help yourself to a wide selection of breakfast items; full English breakfast and a vegetarian option are available. Eggs can be cooked to your liking. Sausages are homemade by Brian, and the bacon is traditionally hand-sliced by a Coleford butcher.
The house operates an honesty bar for your convenience.
There is a selection of the red and white wines on the wine list in the bar however, if the one you would like is not there, please ask the staff.
Fresh milk and jugs are available in the bar refrigerator. Please help yourself to this if you prefer it to the small milks in you room.
Edale House Room Information
All the rooms have been tastefully furnished to a high standard and are fully double glazed. Please see the individual room details for a complete list of the facilities on offer.
The double bedroom is on the ground floor, making it suitable for the elderly or less able.
Getting To The Edale House
From the North and Midlands:
- From the M5, take junction 11 for Gloucester (A40).
- After 7 miles, turn left onto the A48 (Chepstow).
- After 13 miles you will reach Blakeney.
- Just as you are leaving the village, there is a right turn to Park
- After 4 miles you will enter village of Parkend. Continue down the hill.
- You will see the cricket pitch on the left, and Edale House is on the right.
- If you pass the Woodman pub you have missed the entrance.
From the South-East and South-West:
- Using the M4, cross the Severn Bridge, and take the M48/A48 to Chepstow.
- Continue on the A48 through Chepstow.
- After 10 miles, turn left into Lydney.
- In the town centre, turn left to Parkend (also signed for Dean Steam Railway).
- After 3 miles you will enter village of Parkend, and continue until you reach a T-junction.
- You will see Edale House almost facing you on the left; it is situated on the right-hand side of the road.
Alternative routes can be provided by the hotel, on request.
We are delighted to assist our guests with their holiday plans and keep up-to-date details and leaflets for all local attractions and activities. There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, including cycling, mountain biking, rambling, walking, caving, canoeing, fishing, golfing, horse riding, climbing and abseiling. You could also visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, and take a ride on a steam train or enjoy the treetop assault course at Go Ape.
In the village itself, there are 2 public houses, both of which offer good tasty food. The Woodman is next door to Edale House and the Fountain Inn is at the crossroads, by the village post office and within easy walking distance. If you wish to eat at either pub on a Friday or Saturday evening, booking is advised.
Please kindly provide your estimated arrival time to the Edale House at least 24 hours prior to arrival. This information can be added to the special request box when booking.
Bookings require at least 24 hours notice.
These are general hotel policies. As they may vary per room type; please also check the room description when checking availability.
If cancelled up to 3 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy:
Children older than 12 years are welcome. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Full English breakfast is included in the room rate.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
No deposit will be charged.
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
VAT and city/tourist taxes:
20 % VAT is included. A city tax is not applicable A service charge is not applicable